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Thanks a Latte! FREE Fall Printable

You know what’s awesome? Fall.  The colors…The smells…The bulky sweaters that cover my apparently permanent “fall fluff”…Oh, and all the fall-flavored lattes we get to enjoy (see also sweaters to cover subsequent “fall fluff” from too many fall-flavored lattes. haha!).  I LOVE IT ALL!  And sometimes I want to share the love, which is why […]

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Our Love Affair with the Pumpkin Spice Latte

It’s that time of year again…when I earn “Gold” status at Starbucks, all thanks to one little drink: The Pumpkin Spice Latte.  I knew I wanted to write about it – but didn’t expect the #PSL frenzy that hit on social media and newsrooms across the country. Everyone’s writing and talking about it. Everyone’s coming […]

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The Monday Ladies [ Candid Motherhood ]

We asked Sarrenia what daily Motherhood looks like for her, and she said  "Comfortable chaos. Raising 3 girls to be strong independent females, while they run around like crazy people trying to figure themselves out." Tori from Victoria Capturing Life Photography spent some time with the Monday ladies. We love everything about this sweet session, especially the [...]
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Spanish Rice {in the INSTANT POT}

How many of you have tried to make Spanish rice on the stove top? Unfortunately, for me even after being taught by a Mexican woman, a family friend, how to make it on the stove I could NEVER get it cook.  It was ALWAYS still crunchy! So, when my mom bought me my favorite kitchen […]

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Owning Up For My Family’s Mistakes [ Columbus Day ]

This year as I filled out my daughter’s back to school paperwork I came across two questions. Holidays we celebrate and holidays we don’t. Being American Catholics we celebrate most typical holidays, Christmas, Easter, Halloween. But I paused at holidays we don’t celebrate and wrote down Columbus Day. I would hope that at this point, […]

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